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Translators of the New American Standard Bible®

"The translators were carefully chosen from the mainstream evangelical denominational groups and respected Christian institutions of higher learning. Some served on the translation committee itself. This was a committee located, for the most part, in the Southern California area. Others served as consultants who reviewed the translation committee's work and made recommendations for improvements. These consultants were chosen from all sections of the United States.

More than fifty who have earned doctorates in Biblical languages worked on the translation of the Scriptures. They actively teach in colleges and seminaries, including Wheaton College, Northwestern Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Dallas Theological Seminary, Fuller Theological Seminary, Talbot Theological Seminary, California State University, Bethany Nazarene College, Azusa-Pacific College, Bob Jones University, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Covenant Theological Seminary, Grace Theological Seminary, Texas Christian University, Seattle Bible School, Southern California College, Westmont College, Point Loma College, and Regent College.

The translators come from Presbyterian, Methodist, American Baptist, Disciples, Southern Baptist, Nazarene, General Association of Regular Baptist, Congregational, Independent Baptist, Free Methodist, and still other denominations. Some have international reputations. All support the philosophy of literal translation and the doctrinal statement of The Lockman Foundation, including the inerrancy of the Scriptures."

Original NASB®
translators
Worked on NASB®
Update
Worked on original NASB® and NASB® Update
Dr. Peter Ahn
Dr. Warren Allen
Dr. Gleason Archer
Dr. Herman Austel
Dr. Kenneth Lee Barker
Dr. Fred Bush
Dr. David L. Cooper
Dr. Richard W. Cramer
Dr. Edward R. Dalglish
Dr. Charles Lee Feinberg
Dr. Harvey Finley
Dr. Paul Gray
Dr. Edward F. Harrison
Dr. John Hartley
Dr. F. B Huey, Jr.
Dr. Charles Isbell
Dr. David W. Kerr
Dr. William L. Lane
Dr. Timothy Lin
Dr. Oscar Lowry
Dr. Elmer Martens
Dr. Henry R. Moeller
Dr. Reuben A. Olson
Dr. J. Barton Payne
Dr. Walter Penner
Dr. John Rea
Dr. W.L. Reed
Dr. Robert N. Schaper
Dr. Moisés Silva
Dr. Ralph L. Smith
Dr. Merrill C. Tenney
Dr. Robert L. Thomas
Dr. George Townsend
Dr. Bruce Waltke
Dr. Lowell C. Wendt
Dr. William C. Williams
Dr. Herbert M. Wolf
Dr. Kenneth Wuest
Dr. Fred Young
Dr. Timothy L. Deahl
Dr. Paul Enns
Dr. Buist M. Fanning
Dr. Thomas Finley
Dr. Osvaldo Garcia
Dr. Kenneth Hanna
Dr. W. Hall Harris
Rev. Eduardo Hernandez
Dr. Harold Hoehner
Dr. J. Carl Laney
Dr. David K. Lowery
Dr. Ted Martin
Dr. H. Bruce Stokes
Dr. Duane Wetzler
Dr. Dale Wheeler
Dr. Don Wilkins

Critical consultants to NASB® Update
Dr. C.S. Lovett
Dr. Robert Sloan
Dr. Donald Verleur
Dr. James White
Dr. George Blankenbaker
Dr. Frank G. Carver
Dr. Robert Saucy

Source: Lockman Foundation, www.gospelcom.net/lockman/trans/nasbprin.htm
A copy of an earlier letter from the Lockman Foundation also lists Dr. George Giacumakis under original NASB translators, Dr. Ronald Rietveld under list of translators who worked on NASB Update, and Pastor D.B. Reeves and Dr. Dan Wallace under critical consultants to NASB Update.
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